• There is no school, from April 3 - 7, 2023, due to Spring Break.

    Classes will resume after Spring Break on Monday, April 10, 2023.


    Enjoy the Break!

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John Andrastek, Principal

975 S Snelling Ave., Saint Paul, MN 55116

(651) 293-8950 | Get Directions

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360 Colborne Street, Saint Paul, MN, 55102

651-767-8100 | Get Directions

  • IB World School Logo Small teams of students and staff make our school a place where middle school students experience a strong sense of belonging and connection. Our WEB (Where Everybody Belongs) program develops eighth grade students into leaders and mentors to our sixth graders, supporting them in a successful transition to middle school. This is Highland Park Middle School.

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Give to The Max Day HPMS • Dia de dar al máximo HPMS

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    Current 5th grade families interested in a daytime tour of Highland Park Middle School will be able to do so on one of the dates below.  Tours run from 8:45-9:30am.   Registration is required for this event.  Click  HERE to register for a school tour.

    Tuesday, December 13 
    Wednesday,  January 11 
    Friday,  January 13 
    Tuesday, January 24
    Families are also invited to our showcase night on Thursday, January 12th, from 6:00 - 7:30 pm.  During the showcase, families are provided a brief introduction to the Highland Middle School community.  Families will then have the opportunity to visit 6th grade classrooms, meet teachers and support staff, and learn about middle school opportunities.  No registration is required for the Showcase Night event.
    In the meantime, feel free to check out the Highland Park parent information folder and watch this video to learn about all we have to offer students at Highland Park Middle School!
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Engagement + Enrichment = Education

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    Teaming is generally considered the heart and soul of the middle school model. Highland Park Middle implements core subject teaming that consists of four teachers who share a group of students.

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    From athletics to Lego Leagues, HPMS is proud of the many after school activities that are provided. These programs are meant to offer students an opportunity to engage in activities they have interests in.

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    All school documents can be translated or interpreters made available upon request. Todos los documentos pueden ser traducidos o interpretados oralmente si usted lo solicita.

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    Highland Park Middle School offers a wide-range of enrichment opportunities for students ranging from afterschool help to interest-based clubs to field trips to academic competitions.

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Upcoming Events


    Please call (651)744-3393, the HPMS Attendance Line, or send an email to highlandmsattendance@spps.org, when your child is unable to come to school. Please state your name, your child's name, and the reason your child is unable to attend that day.

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John Andrastek
  • Principal Andrastek

    Principal Andrastek has served the last five years as the assistant principal at Highland Park Middle School, and has been an assistant principal within Saint Paul Public Schools since 2007. Prior to his leadership roles, Andrastek was a classroom teacher in Minneapolis Public Schools for 10 years.

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    Highland Park Middle School
    975 S Snelling Ave.
    Saint Paul, MN 55116

    Phone: (651) 293-8950
    Fax: (651) 293-8953
    Hours: 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
    : 651-744-3393 or highlandmsattendance@spps.org

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